"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban
"If there are to be problems, may they come during my life-time so that I can resolve them and give my children the chance of a good life."

Kenyan proverb
"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789
Under the patronage:

We at SDEWES Conference take great pride in the scientific excellence of our invited lecturers, panels, side events and authors of papers included in Special and regular Conferences sessions, but there is another program that truly makes this Conference complete, and this is our Social program.

From 1st – 6th October 2019, you will have a unique opportunity to enjoy the company of top experts in the field of sustainable development from all around the world and, through our social program, exchange ideas in a more informal way, while enjoying the beautiful sites and history of Dubrovnik.

Social programme schedule:

Welcome reception

1st October (Tuesday) – 18:30 – 20:00 h

Registration will start at 14:00 h, so stop by at the hotel congress centre during the day to register and join us for welcome drinks where we will formally start the Conference. The reception will be held at 18:30 h at the Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik hotel's terrace with panoramic views of the Elaphiti Islands.

Conference tour and dinner

3rd October (Thursday) – 14:00 – 22:00 h

More details coming soon.

Social programme is free for registered participants and accompanying persons, so submit your final papers, complete your registration and come to this year’s edition of SDEWES in Dubrovnik, Croatia!

Immerse yourself in Dubrovnik's culture and history. Join us and let's create a tradition together.

* LOC reserves the rights to change Social events and programme.


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